Governor-General of The Bahamas

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Governor-General of The Bahamas
Viceroy
Coat of arms of the Bahamas.svg
Coat of Arms of The Bahamas
Incumbent:
Dame Marguerite Pindling
GCMG
since 8 July 2014
Style: His Excellency
Appointed by: Queen Elizabeth II
as Queen of The Bahamas
First: Sir Milo Butler
Formation: 31 July 1973
Term length: At Her Majesty's pleasure
Residence: Government House, The Bahamas

Website: www.bahamas.gov.bs

The Governor General of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas is the representative of the Bahamian Monarch (currently Queen Elizabeth II). The Governor General is responsible for selecting the Prime Minister.

Governors-General of the Bahamas[change | change source]

# Governor From To
1 Sir Milo Butler
GCMG
31 July 1973 22 January 1979
2 Sir Gerald Christopher Cash
GCMG, GCVO, OBE
22 January 1979 25 June 1988
3 Sir Henry Milton Taylor 26 June 1988 1 January 1992
4 Sir Clifford Darling
GCMG, GCVO
2 January 1992 2 January 1995
5 Sir Orville Alton Turnquest
GCMG, QC
3 January 1995 13 November 2001
6 Dame Ivy Leona Dumont
DCMG
13 November 2001 December 2005
- Paul Adderley 1 December 2005 1 February 2006
(acting)
7 Arthur Dion Hanna 1 February 2006 14 April 2010
8 Sir Arthur Alexander Foulkes
GCMG
14 April 2010 8 July 2014
9 Dame Marguerite Pindling 8 July 2014 Incumbent

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